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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cytisus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cytisus multiflorus (L'Hér.) Sweet
Habit: Plant 3--4+ m; branches many, 5-angled, flexible, broom-like, generally leafless in flower, silvery-silky-hairy in youth, then +- glabrous. Leaf: on lower branches petioled, leaflets 3, on upper 0 or sessile, leaflets 1; leaflets < 10 mm, lance-linear or oblong, silvery-silky-hairy. Inflorescence: axillary clusters of 1--3 flowers, pedicels < 10 mm. Flower: calyx +- 5 mm, silky-hairy; corolla white, banner < 10 mm, dark-lined in lower center, generally +- reflexed. Fruit: 2.5--3 cm, linear-oblong, appressed-hairy. Seed: generally 4--6.
Ecology: Uncommon. Disturbed roadsides; Elevation: +- 600 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo (Los Angeles Co.); Distribution Outside California: native to Spain, Portugal. Flowering Time: Mar--Apr
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski
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Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski 2016. Cytisus multiflorus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=22197, accessed on May 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 25, 2016.